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SIGVARIS Café

                       SIGVARIS Café

Welcome to the SIGVARIS Café, where we enjoy great coffee and great conversation.

Here you will find interesting guests who share their perspectives on the latest
innovations, trends and patient experiences with medical compression.

We would love to hear from you!  Please email us at sigvariscafe@sigvaris.com
with your questions and comments that we will address on a future episode.

So, come on in and join a community of people who love to talk compression over
a cup of coffee!

Please join us the first Thursday of each month for a new episode.

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October 4, 2018
Episode 9: Cautious Compression
with the ACCUTAB


Robyn “Redd” Smith is the Clinical
Education Liaison for SIGVARIS and owner of LifeRehabilitation, a
Lymphedema and Wound Care clinic in Salt Lake City treating
medically-complex patients.

In this session we discuss how the ACCUTAB
can be used to insure your patients are getting the correct compression.
Depending on the patient’s condition, the ACCUTAB will allow you to achieve
the correct compression level on those patients with conditions that may
require a more accurate compression level.

 

September 6, 2018
Episode 8: Ann Elise Kryszak on the
COOLFLEX

 

Ann Elise Kryszak has been an occupational therapist for 41 years and has
been a lymphedema specialist for 21 years. Ann Elise studied with
Dr. Albert Leduc of Belgium and now teaches the Leduc Method of Manual
Lymph Therapy. Ann Elise is also certified in the Comprehensive
Lymphedema Treatment for American Health Care, studying and mentoring
directly with Judy Purtell, OTR, CLT.
 
In this episode we look at the Coolflex, a new Sigvaris wrap that was launched
this spring. We are excited to get Ann Elise’s feedback on the product as well
as hearing from her on the patient type that she would
recommend this product for.

 

 

August 2, 2018
Episode 7: Ann Elise Kryszak on the
MEDAHAND

 

Ann Elise Kryszak has been an occupational therapist for 41 years and has
been a lymphedema specialist for 21 years. Ann Elise studied with
Dr. Albert Leduc of Belgium and now teaches the Leduc Method of Manual
Lymph Therapy. Ann Elise is also certified in the Comprehensive
Lymphedema Treatment for American Health Care, studying and mentoring
directly with Judy Purtell, OTR, CLT.
 
In this episode we discuss how Ann Elise has found alternative uses for
our MEDAHAND garment.

 

 

 

June 11, 2018
Episode 6:  Dr. Hoberman Discusses
Post-Surgical Edema

A conversation with Dr. Liberty Hoberman about how compression is
used to help manage lymphedema after reconstructive breast surgery.

 

 

May 17, 2018
Episode 5: Bandages or Wraps

Robyn “Redd” Smith, M.Ed., COTA/L, CLWT, CLT
Redd is the Clinical Education Liaison for Sigvaris and owner of Life
Rehabilitation, a Lymphedema and Wound Care clinic in Salt Lake City
treating medically-complex patients. In this session we talk about how
treatment is starting to shift from bandages to wraps. We discuss situations
when bandaging may be preferable, and which garments to use in place of
bandages to increase patient comfort.

 

May 3, 2018
Episode 4: Precautions & Contraindications

Robyn “Redd” Smith, M.Ed., COTA/L, CLWT, CLT
Redd is the Clinical Education Liaison for Sigvaris and owner of Life
Rehabilitation, a Lymphedema and Wound Care clinic in Salt Lake City
treating medically-complex patients. In this session we discuss precautions
and contraindications and how they relate to patient treatment.

 

April 19, 2018
Episode 3: Liners, Liners, Liners!

Robyn “Redd” Smith, M.Ed., COTA/L, CLWT, CLT
Redd is the Clinical Education Liaison for Sigvaris and owner of Life
Rehabilitation, a Lymphedema and Wound Care clinic in Salt Lake City
treating medically-complex patients. Redd discusses the benefits of liners
and how to select the right liner for you. 

 

April 5, 2018
Episode 2: LEGASSIST LCS Discussion with Dr. Zoe Deol

Dr. Zoe Deol visits the Sigvaris Café to share her impressions of the Holland
production facility. She also learns about the custom LegAssist LCS and
introduces us to a patient who is a perfect candidate for the product.

 

March 8, 2018
Episode 1: COMPREFLEX LITE CASE STUDY

 


Special guest Brad Kuipers, BS, PT, CLT, has been working with lymphedema
patients for 17 years. Brad discusses a case study he is working on involving
the SIGVARIS COMPREFLEX LITE.